The first table below looks at the demand for Unit Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Unit Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warrington region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unit Testing
Rank 18 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Unit Testing 16 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 7.96% 1.10% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.13% 1.79% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 2
Average daily rate
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£515 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -12.16%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 78.61% 61.54% 71.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 21 42
Average daily rate £460 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £110 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -72.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
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Unit Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Unit Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Unit Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Unit Testing across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Unit Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

Unit Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
2 18 (94.74%) TDD
3 16 (84.21%) C++
3 16 (84.21%) Java
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) PHP
3 16 (84.21%) Linux
3 16 (84.21%) Open Source
3 16 (84.21%) BDD
4 15 (78.95%) NoSQL
4 15 (78.95%) Python
4 15 (78.95%) Ruby
5 14 (73.68%) Scala
6 11 (57.89%) RESTful
6 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (57.89%) JSON
6 11 (57.89%) Web Services
7 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (36.84%) XML
8 7 (36.84%) HTML
8 7 (36.84%) XHTML
8 7 (36.84%) CSS
8 7 (36.84%) Ajax
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) MCTS
10 3 (15.79%) MCPD
10 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) OOD

Unit Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing Unit Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Unit Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) RESTful
1 11 (57.89%) JSON
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) XML
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
2 7 (36.84%) XHTML
2 7 (36.84%) CSS
2 7 (36.84%) Ajax
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (84.21%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) TDD
2 16 (84.21%) BDD
3 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (94.74%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) C++
3 16 (84.21%) Java
3 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
3 16 (84.21%) PHP
4 15 (78.95%) Python
4 15 (78.95%) Ruby
5 14 (73.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) MCTS
1 3 (15.79%) MCPD
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft